Project Risk Adviser

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Full Time
  • Job Reference 4242
  • Salary Range £30,000+, £40,000+
  • SALARY & BENEFITS £39,543 - £44,936
  • Job Level Experienced (non manager)
  • INDUSTRY SECTOR Engineering
Job Description

Are you experienced at working within a risk-focused project/programme management environment?

Do you have the ability to support project risk owners and others in the effective application of project risk management processes as well as reporting key risk information as part of governance arrangements?

Are you an analytical and independent thinker with appropriate qualifications/experience?

If so, we would like to hear from you!

The UK Atomic Energy Authority have an excellent opportunity for a Project Risk Adviser to join their Risk Management team. The role supports an expanding portfolio of projects aimed at delivering nuclear fusion – a sustainable low-carbon source of energy.

Key accountabilities/responsibilities include:

  •  To facilitate the identification, characterisation and management of risk
  • To challenge and advise on mitigations, actions and burn down plans
  • To support and co-ordinate the project/programme risk review process
  • To support risk management software tools and platforms
  • To develop and update Programme Risk Management Plans
  • To establish, monitor and report on programme/project risk management metrics
  • To raise awareness and deliver project risk management training
  • Producing detailed Risk Reports
  • To undertake audits/inspections of risk management practice

At UKAEA, we strive to make everyone feel welcome and fully supported. Our Ambassadors are actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the organisation to help make our organisation an employer of choice. UKAEA has a graded career structure and our mentoring scheme will enable you to reach your true potential.

The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. Following recent UK funding, two new centres of excellence in tritium fuel handling and component testing and validation are being built. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people.

For full details on the role, UKAEA and our benefits please download the application pack.

Knowledge, skills and experience

– Experience in Project Risk Management
– Qualified to Bachelor’s degree level in a science-based subject or equivalent
– Excellent communication skills to enable effective working relationships to be developed with people in a wide range of roles and levels of responsibility
– Commercial acumen

– Post-graduate qualifications in Risk Management e.g. an International Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management
– Project management qualifications and in particular Project Risk Management
– Proven track record and demonstrable experience in a Risk Management role
– Membership of a risk-based profession

Special requirements:
Please note, all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance – The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions.

Selection Methods:
– As part of the selection process you may be expected to complete work-based simulation exercises and a personality profile either online or onsite

– Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received
– Please note, UKAEA do not pay travel expenses for interviews
– The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role, please discuss with the hiring manager or HR if you have any concerns